These courses are designed for the student who wishes to begin to develop the specific skills it takes to be an actor and to create. We will begin to challenge their minds and creative problem solving skills. An extra emphasis will be placed on teaching students how to work as an ensemble.
Taking a play from the page to the stage. In this course, students will continue their development as an actor through work on a specific play. With focus on an assigned text, students will begin to discover the nuances of characters and how they interact. The script will be developed for presentation at the end of the semester.
Getting over the fear! Through games, exercises and scenarios, students will learn the basics of improvisation: how to think on your feet, how to communicate quickly and clearly and how to give and take with fellow actors. This is a great exercise in respect, teamwork, and self-esteem.
Musical Theatre classes combine training in singing, dancing and acting. The focus is on learning to work as an ensemble through choral singing, scene work and dance choreography. Students will acquire knowledge about vocal health as well as rudiments of acting on a stage. These classes help build confidence and teamwork skills. Students will work towards a final production for family and friends.